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Yansong Li

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Languages
Mandarin
Higher education
Sport Studies - Beijing Sports Institute: China

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began to participate in Para athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed sports from a young age.

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
China
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (gscn.com.cn, 03 Nov 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (gscn.com.cn, 03 Nov 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Michael Johnson. (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Injuries
He injured his hamstring during the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, but he was able to compete through the injury. (cjr.org.cn, 18 Sep 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Success may not come yet and may not come easy, but there is always somebody who knows how hard you work and play for your country." (Athlete, 02 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he was named an Elite Athlete of International Class by the General Administration of Sport of China. (cpc2008.org.cn, 15 Nov 2014)

In 2011 he was named an Advanced Individual by the General Administration of Sport of China. (cdpsn.org.cn, 08 Oct 2011)

He has received the May 4th Youth Medal in the People's Republic of China. (ccyl.org.cn, 19 Sep 2008)
Impairment
He began to lose his sight at age 18. (people.com.cn, 01 Aug 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final A 2
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m T12 Final Round 9999
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final A 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 4 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T12 Final A 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 9999
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 1
Men's 400 m T12 Final A 2
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 7 1
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final A 4
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 4 1
Men's 100 m T12 Final B 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Final A 3
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final B 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 4
Men's 4x400 m T11-13 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-22 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2011-01-24 2
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2011-01-26 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 1
Men's 100 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-04 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2012-09-05 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2012-09-05 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 5 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-08 3